[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-03-13

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Tue Mar 13 08:45:54 PDT 2012


In this Issue:
1. Apply Now for Museum and Heritage Grants 
2. There’s Still Time to “Meet the Funders Where You Are”
3. “Tom McCall and the Language of Memory” Subject of Talk
 
 
APPLY NOW FOR MUSEUM AND HERITAGE GRANTS
 
The second cycle of Oregon Heritage Grants and Museum Grants is open. 
 
The Heritage Grant Program provides matching grants to non-profit
organizations, federal recognized tribal governments and local
governments for projects that conserve, develop or interpret Oregon’s
heritage.  The deadline for applications is April 30.
 
The Oregon Heritage Commission Museum Grants program supports museums
in projects for the collection and management of heritage collections,
for heritage-related tourism, and heritage education and interpretation.
The deadline for applications is May 18.
 
For additional information and grant applications, visit
www.oregonheritage.org ( http://www.oregonheritage.org/ ) . 
 
 
THERE’S STILL TIME TO “MEET THE FUNDERS WHERE YOU ARE”
 
There is still time to “Meet the Funders Where You Are” during a grant
writing workshop offered by the Oregon Cultural Trust and its statewide
partners at the Willamette Heritage Center, Dye House, 1313 Mill Street
SE, Salem. Additional workshops are taking place in several locations
around the state, including Eugene, Garibaldi, Lincoln City and
Portland. 
 
Learn about options for heritage funding or, if you have a specific
project in mind, come prepared to share a succinct summary of your
proposed project for feedback and advice. The two-hour round-table-style
sessions will include questions and answers, and break out discussions
with grant coordinators from the Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon
Heritage Commission and Oregon Humanities.
 
For location details, to register for a workshop or to view grant
program descriptions, visit
www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab1.aspx?EventID=1067730 . Need more
information? Contact the Cultural Trust at (503) 986-0088.
 
 
“TOM MCCALL AND THE LANGUAGE OF MEMORY” SUBJECT OF TALK
 
Brent Walth will present "Tom McCall and the Language of Memory" at the
Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum at 7 p.m., March 20, at
the First Congregational Church, 1126 SW Park Avenue, Portland.
 
Walth is author of the 1994 book, “Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and
the Oregon Story”.  Now working as the managing news editor of
“Willamette Week”, he served as an investigative journalist and a
Capitol Hill reporter for “The Oregonian” – and as a member of the team
at “The Oregonian that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
for its investigation into abuses by the Immigration and Naturalization
Service. He also spent time working as a political reporter for the
“Register-Guard” in Eugene. 
 
Visit www.ohs.org/education/mark-o-hatfield.cfm for additional
information about the lecture or call 1-800-494-8497 or (503) 205-0715.
 

 
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Visit www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml to learn more about
the joint Oregon Heritage Conference / Northwest Archivists Annual
Meeting April 26-28. 

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Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission.
Contact us by emailing heritage.info at state.or.us .
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